Reapportionment and Redistricting Committee, Georgia State Senate

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The Reapportionment and Redistricting Committee is a standing committee of the Georgia State Senate.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Georgia State Senate are assigned by the Committee on Assignments. The Committee on Assignments is made up of the President of the Senate, President Pro Tempore, Majority Leader and two members appointed by the President.[1] Committees are assigned after each election.[2] A majority of members is considered quorum, with "ex officio" members not counting towards quorum but allowed to vote.[3] The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules

Function

The Reapportionment and Redistricting Committee is responsible for creating state and congressional district lines according to parameters resulting from the United States Census.[4][5]

Committee members

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Reapportionment and Redistricting Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (4)Republican members (8)
Horacena TateDon Balfour, Chair
Vincent FortCharlie Bethel, Vice Chair
Ed HarbisonRonnie Chance
Steve HensonHunter Hill
William Jackson
David Shafer
Cecil Staton
Tommie Williams

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.

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